Employers in the maritime sector say that foreign applicants often pip Singaporeans to the job because of a sense that they are more willing to work under the tough conditions in the industry.
Casinos and the growing popularity of online gambling have been highlighted as possible reasons why more people are seeking addiction help.
Two luxury homes in Singapore are on the market at prices that would mean losses of nearly SG$3 million (US$2.31 million) each as the local property market continues to weaken.
Two German men were charged Saturday with breaking into a Singapore metro depot and spray-painting graffiti on a train, offences punishable by jail time and flogging with a cane.
Singapore officials under attack by rights groups for using South Asian workers in a mock riot defended the exercise on Thursday and said similar operations will be carried out to preserve law and order.
Singapore Airlines has no plans to launch a takeover bid for loss-making Tigerair but will flex its muscles to get the budget carrier back into shape, said SIA chief executive Goh Choon Phong.
Pizza Hut Singapore has launched an investigation and apologized to a customer described as a "Pink Fat Lady" in a handwritten note on her receipt after she ordered pizza for take away.
Singapore is in a good position to cope with any eventual hike in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve, said deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
More venture capital (VC) deals happen here than in neighboring countries. And about 40 percent of all start-up acquisitions in the region happen here.
The property market's woes have spread from the luxury sector to more modestly priced homes on the city fringe as new loan curbs keep buyers in check.
Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels Monday, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighboring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.
A Singapore Coroner's Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide earlier this year in Singapore because of work and personal issues.
A Singaporean woman was charged Monday with the murder of her autistic seven-year-old son who was found at the foot of their high-rise public housing apartment block, officials and the local media said.
Singapore plans to impose a sweeping ban on sports betting via overseas websites, but experts said Tuesday that virtual private networks (VPNs) would erode the effectiveness of the move.